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Status: JUL 2019 RE-STOCK

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Postage Stamp Planes 5601
Bell UH-1C Huey Diecast Model
US Army 1st Air Cav, Have Gun Will Travel

1:87 Scale   Length   Width
Bell UH-1C Huey   7.25"   6"


PLEASE NOTE: This item has a planned arrival date of July 2019 and is only available for PRE-ORDER at this time.
  1. Orders are not shipped until complete. If you wish to receive in-stock items prior to pre-ordered items, you must place separate orders.
  2. Arrival dates are subject to change. Consider them to be estimates as manufacturers frequently revise them.
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In September of 1965, Bell delivered its improved Huey Model 204 -UH-1C. The 1C had many improvements over its predecessors including "door hinge" rotors with wider chord blades, improved elevators and increased fuel capacity. This gave the Huey better speed, maneuverability and a longer range. 749 UH-1C helicopters were delivered with capacity for pilot and 8-10 passengers. Hueys were armed with machine guns and air to surface rockets. This helicopter belonged to the 1st Air Cavalry Division.

Bell UH-1C Huey

Designed to meet a US Army requirement for a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and general utility helicopter, the UH-1 Huey was first flown on October 20, 1956. Nicknamed "Huey" because of its original "HU-1" designation, this aircraft became famous during the Vietnam War, where 7,000 of them served in a variety of roles, from MEDEVAC and search and rescue to troop transport, air assault and ground attack. As a troop transporter, the Huey revolutionized warfare, giving the Army the ability to strategically position troops in various locations that were otherwise difficult to reach in the heavy jungle environment.

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Postage Stamp Planes

The "Postage Stamp Planes" range presents affordable, ready-made diecast models of military and civilian aircraft.

"Postage Stamp Planes" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic ordnance loads.

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